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Can a Lap Band Be Changed to a Gastric Bypass?

Is it possible to go from a Lap Band to a gastric bypass? READ MORE

Stapling Gastric Pouch Through the Esophagus

I heard there is a simple procedure that does some stapling on a stretched gastric pouch by way of the esophagus. Is this possible? READ MORE

How Much Weight Can I Feasibly Lose Without a Gastric Bypass?

I'm quite heavy (500 pounds) and have been thinking of having a gastric bypass, but it seems so drastic and final to me. Can I feasibly lose... READ MORE

Is a Gastric Sleeve a Good Option for Somebody Who is Overweight and Had a C-section?

Is gastric sleeve a good alternative to gastric bypass? Would it be less intrusive of an option? READ MORE

Doctor Recommendation for Gastric Bypass Revision: Hernia in Esophagus and Leaking Mesh

9 years ago I had a Rouen-Y gastric by pass, I lost 250lbs. I gained back 50, I wanted to loose the extra weight and add a lap band. I underwent... READ MORE

I've Had Multiple Pre-Op Consults, What Is My Gastric Bypass Wait Period If I've Moved Since Then?

I have been attempting to get gastric bypass for over 3 years now. i have also moved 3 times in between. hence.. gone to three different hospitals.... READ MORE

Desperate for Plastic Surgery But Can't Afford it; What Can I Do?

I had gastric bypass surgery in July 04 and am down 130 pounds and have maintained the weightloss for 3 years now. That should be a great... READ MORE

No Stricture After RNY but I Have All the Same Symptoms Any Ideas?

I had rny 8-22-11 i had one stricture fixed by 9-18. Three days later I had the same symptoms as before but today when they went in the dr said their... READ MORE

Maintain my Results After Having the Gastric Bypass Surgery?

What type of people are the most successful at maintaining weight loss after gastric bypass surgery? Is personality type an important factor in a... READ MORE

I Had the Gastric Bypass Now and Have A Large Hemotoma. What Are my Options?

I had a gastric bypass march sixth 2012 after I came out with a blood clot in my left arm and ive been dealing with that I am on 3.5 milligrams of... READ MORE

I Had Gastric Bypass 22 Yrs Ago, Never Had a Follow Up, Gaining Weight, What Are My Options?

Had gastric bypass 22 yrs ago, no follow up. I did lose the weight and kept it off up until 3yrs ago, now I cannot lose n keep gaining I have gone... READ MORE

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